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Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 446.20 ($7.32).

VSVS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Vesuvius plc in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a GBX 450 ($7.38) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Vesuvius plc in a research note on Monday, February 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 550 ($9.02) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Investec raised their price target on shares of Vesuvius plc from GBX 480 ($7.88) to GBX 485 ($7.96) in a research note on Monday, January 13th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.

Shares of Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) traded up 0.48% on Friday, hitting GBX 462.20. 58,917 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vesuvius plc has a one year low of GBX 321.00 and a one year high of GBX 530.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 470.1 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 470.0.

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